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Orion StarMax 90 Mak-Cass Telescope & Planetary Kit
5.0 / 5.0
Providing higher power views, the StarMax 90mm TableTop Mak-Cass packs that power into a tube just 11" long. Offering point-and-view ease of use and an expanded bundle of great accessories, this scope is a fun, pint-sized powerhouse.
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Orion SkyScanner 100mm TableTop Reflector Telescope
4.7 / 5.0
Super-portable and easy to use, the SkyScanner 100mm will introduce the whole family to amazing celestial treasures. Its big 100mm parabolic mirror pulls in faint light. Pop it on a table in the yard and you're set. Includes Moon map and Moon filter.
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Orion StarBlast 4.5 Astro Reflector Telescope
4.7 / 5.0
Consistently garnering 5-star user ratings, the popular StarBlast 4.5 has introduced thousands of new stargazers to the wonders of the night sky. It's a sturdy, portable family telescope with superb 4.5" parabolic optics and top-tier accessories.
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Orion StarMax 90mm TableTop Maksutov-Cassegrain Telescope
4.6 / 5.0
Offering higher-power views than reflector and refractor telescopes, the StarMax 90mm TableTop Mak-Cass packs that power into a tube just 11" long. Offering point-and-view ease of use and great accessories, this scope is a fun, pint-sized powerhouse.
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Meade Polaris 90mm Equatorial Refractor Telescope
The Polaris 90 telescope includes slow-motion controls that allow for easy tracking of objects in the night sky. Includes a Red-Dot finder scope, 2x Barlow lens, three eyepieces, and erect-image diagonal. Assembled weight is approximately 18 lbs.
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Meade Polaris 114mm Equatorial Reflector Telescope
The Polaris 114 telescope includes slow-motion controls on both axes that allow for easy tracking of objects in the night sky. Includes a Red-Dot Viewfinder, 2x Barlow Lens, and three eyepieces. The assembled weight is approximately 19 lbs.
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Meade Wilderness 20-60x100mm Waterproof Zoom Spotting Scope
This spotting scope features high index Bak-4 prisms and high-quality, precision ground lenses coated with multiple layers of anti-reflection coatings to provide optical performance that is equal to or better than any spotting scope in its class.
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Orion Observer 80ST 80mm Equatorial Refractor Telescope Kit
4.2 / 5.0
This compact and portable refractor telescope with fast f/5 optics provides wonderfully wide views of the night sky. Along with the Observer 80ST refractor, the accessories included in this value-packed kit will enhance your stargazing experiences.
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Orion StarBlast 4.5 Astro Reflector Telescope MAX Kit
4.7 / 5.0
Consistently earning 5-star ratings, the popular StarBlast 4.5 has introduced many new stargazers to the wonders of the night sky. It's a sturdy, portable family telescope with superb parabolic optics and a vast array of top-tier accessories.
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Orion SkyScanner 100mm TableTop Reflector Telescope Kit
4.7 / 5.0
Super-portable and easy to use, the SkyScanner 100mm will introduce the family to amazing celestial treasures. Its 100mm parabolic mirror pulls in faint light. Pop it on a table in the yard and you're set. Includes Moon map and filter, and much more!
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Meade 20-60x60 Spotting Scope
This versatile spotting scope allows superb nature viewing with a magnification range of 20-60x allowing you to scan scenic vistas and view flowers and animals in superb detail. Includes a soft carrying case and mini tabletop tripod.
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Meade Infinity 70mm Altazimuth Refractor Telescope Kit
The Infinity 70mm Alt-azimuth telescope kit features a slow-motion control rod that allows for easily tracking objects in the night sky. Includes a Red-Dot finder, 2x Barlow, two eyepieces, along with bonus accessories to enhance your experience.
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Meade Polaris 90mm Equatorial Refractor Telescope Kit
The Polaris 90 telescope kit includes slow-motion controls that allow for easily tracking of objects in the night sky. Includes a Red-Dot finder, 2x Barlow, three eyepieces, diagonal, and bonus accessories to enhance your viewing experience.
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Meade Polaris 114mm Equatorial Reflector Telescope Kit
The Polaris 114 telescope includes slow-motion controls on both axes that allow for easy tracking of objects in the night sky. Includes a red-dot finder, 2x Barlow, and three eyepieces, along with bonus accessories to enhance the experience.
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Meade Polaris 127mm Equatorial Reflector Telescope Kit
The Polaris 127 telescope includes slow-motion controls on both axes that allow for easy tracking of objects in the night sky. Includes a Red-Dot finder, 2x Barlow, three eyepieces, and bonus accessories that enhance the viewing experience.
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Orion AstroView 102mm Equatorial Refractor Telescope
Sharp 102mm (4") refractor optics, a sturdy equatorial mount, and great accessories including two quality Plossl eyepieces and Orion's DeepMap 260 only begin to tell the story of this capable and low-maintenance beginner telescope setup.
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Orion Observer 90mm Equatorial Refractor Sun and Moon Kit
Optimized for close-up views of the Moon, planets, and bright deep-sky objects, the Observer 90 EQ proves why refractors are so coveted among amateur astronomers. Comes with a 6x30 finder scope and two quality Plossl eyepieces for 36x and 90x power.
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Orion Observer 114mm Equatorial Reflector Sun and Moon Kit
With big 4.5"-diameter optics and a sturdy EQ mount to manually track your target objects, this capable beginner telescope is a cut above typical starter models. The Sun and Moon Kit also includes two quality Plossl eyepieces, and more.
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Orion Observer 134mm Equatorial Reflector Sun and Moon Kit
With big 5.3"-diameter optics and a sturdy EQ mount to manually track your target objects, this capable telescope will reveal impossibly cool celestial wonders every night out. Includes two quality Plossl eyepieces and a 6x30 optical finder scope.
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Orion Observer 90mm Equatorial Refractor Telescope Kit
Optimized for close-up views of the Moon, planets, and bright deep-sky objects, this scope proves why refractors are so coveted among astronomers. Value-packed Kit includes extra must-have items: MoonMap, Moon filter, planisphere, and filter set.
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More About Beginner Telescopes
The question of which telescope is best for the beginner is asked a lot. The answer to that question really depends on what is important to you, because the best telescope for a beginner is one that they will use and enjoy. There are many factors, most of which can only be answered by you, to pick the best beginner telescope Price, portability, what you can see with your new telescope, and features such as computerized and GoTo functionality are the common attributes for the beginner to consider. Beginner telescopes are typically easy to use and maintain, will show you the moon and planets, and feature good optical and mechanical quality.

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